Iran underlines boosting its defense power

Tehran, March 13, IRNA – Iran's defense minister on Tuesday stressed improvement of its defense power.

'We are doing the best to reinforce the defensive and deterrence power of the Islamic Republic of Iran,' Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said in a meeting with Ambassador of the Netherlands to the Islamic Republic of Iran Susanna Terstal.

Commenting on the humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen, he urged the UN Security Council to prevent murder of innocent Yemeni civilians by Saudi Arabia.

He descrbied the current unrests in the region a result of forirign interference, noting that the US claim about Iran's arm support for Sana'a aims to deviate the public opinion.

The Dutch envoy, for his part, said that the Netherlands is interested in the elevation of defense relations with Islamic Republic.

She noted that the Netherlands attaches importance to world security and stability.


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